We take a close look at the sales numbers and pick out the biggest successes and disappointments of April 2018. Here are the highlights and lowlights.
Ford Expedition News
The 2018 Ford Expedition is the fourth generation of Ford's full-size SUV offering. It replaced a model that traced its roots to the early 2000s, though it received several heavy refreshes along the way. When it first debuted, the SUV was just kicking off. Full-sized models like the Expedition, Chevy Tahoe and GMC Yukon ruled the roost. It would be a few years before high gas prices shifted customers into smaller, more efficient crossovers. Ford let the Expedition saunter along while the Tahoe,
Ford is issuing two separate safety recalls to fix mechanical issues affecting control of the transmissions on certain 2017 and 2018 models. The automaker says it's aware of one reported accident with an injury related to the the first and largest recall.
A $25 million investment adds to $900 million already announced to meet demand for the hot-selling full-size SUVs.
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F-150s, Navigators, Expeditions and Mustangs are affected.
We threw in the Chevy Traverse too, because, well, it's enormous.
If you can find a better fullsize SUV, buy it.
The 2018 Navigator starts at $72,055, compared to $73,995 for the Escalade.
Thanks to a new engine, transmission and aluminum bodywork.
It's available this fall.
The Expedition has the second most powerful engine.
Ford will build another transmission in Livonia.
It and the F-150 also get 10-speed autos.